Our IT Hub will host a Microsoft Innovation Outreach Program event on October 24 – 27.
First Time to Host Event
As a member of the Microsoft Innovation Outreach Program, our company offered to host an event at our IT Hub to help us achieve our objectives to:
• build a global, cross industry network of peer innovation executives
• base-line and improving innovation practices
• collaborate on future business: research, product, business models
• gain exposure to relevant startups from Microsoft’s BiZSpark Program
What is the Innovation Outreach Program (IOP)?
The Innovation Outreach Program (IOP) is an exclusive, invitation-only program comprised of 35 Global 2000 companies who represent over $2T in annual revenue.
IOP is about open innovation—creating new collaborations across the boundaries of industry and geography by uncovering unexpected synergies between unrelated organizations. It’s this value that draws together senior innovation executives from IOP member companies to explore future disruptions, assess their implications, develop collaborations, and continue building meaningful relationships to discover new opportunities.
IOP Event Theme and Agenda
The theme of the event held at our Prague IT Hub will be on “Cybersecurity” and to “Innovating at a distance. There will also be sessions addressing innovation challenges at large and opportunities to discuss best practices and collaboration.
Who Will Attend?
Member delegates from 60 senior businesses and R&D executives from various industries – CSO, CTO, Corporate Strategy, Chief Innovation Officers who can commit their companies to action and exploration, along with 10 nominated additional delegates from MSD IT and Innovation and Commercial areas.